Uganda Is Using Huawei’s Facial Recognition Tech to Crack Down on Dissent After Anti-Government Protests

November 27, 2020

(Quartz) – Long before the Nov. 18-19 protests in Uganda that left more than 50 people dead, opposition politicians, and local activists had warned about the potential abuse and human rights implications of an invasive surveillance system bought by the government last year from China’s telecoms giant Huawei.